The world is suffering from food crisis.The Indian people are suffering from all time rise in inflation, as much as 7.57 coupled with price rise in all fronts, especially edible oils, pulses, rice and other eatables. No doubt the world food crisis has affected the common man in
One of the main reasons that is ascribed to world food crisis is that our demands exceed the supplies and eventhough as economists point out India is in no way responsible for the present day food crisis, we cannot remain in splendid isolation and remain a silent spectator of what we have been actually suffering from.
Then, what else can we do? It is all about our life style. Still, I can vividly recall. During the emergency imposed in
Similarly another important instruction given to the traders like cement, hardwares, petrol and all other important goods which we deal with, however the small the shop may be, the trader should exhibit a list prominently, indicating the current position of the stocks available, retail price etc, so that giving very little scope for the hoarders, black marketers, etc.
Another important instruction given that was to be scrupulously followed and monitored by the revenue authorities at the taluk level was to have a ceiling on ones marriage expenditure which helped to reduce extravagant expenditure, wastages of food in the name of sumptuous feasts etc. All the above programs and steps taken by Mrs.Gandhi are relevant today.
Similarly as far as individuals are concerned, keeping their necessities to the barest minimum especially with regard to our diet and other food habits, which will to some extent reduce the demand and thereby we can avoid scrambling.
Of course, it is quite difficult to observe and follow the above and it may even sound poking at your nose. But considering the larger interests and welfare of the society, of which we also form a part, they may not be difficult.It is just like keeping and maintaining oneself on a diet, still we reach normalcy.